Sinema took Wall Street money while killing tax on investors
Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona has received nearly $1 million in campaign contributions over the past year from private equity professionals, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists whose interests she has staunchly defended in Congress.
U.S. announces deal with European Union to ease steel and aluminum tariffs enacted under Trump
“I’m surprised it took this long. Trump put that on, it seemed, in a pique of anger with no obvious logic and it seemed easy to do to take it off. We’re eight, nine, months into his term of office,” said Dean Baker, a liberal economist. “It raises the prices at a time we’re having these supply chain problems.”washingtonpost.com
‘One of the hardest seasons to hire.’ McConnell blasts away at unemployment benefits
A construction company in Buckner is down 20% of its regular manpower. A small marketing research firm in Louisville can only attract about a quarter of its employees back from furlough. And at Central Bank in Lexington, they’re still short on tellers, casting for talent inside a much smaller applicant pool than usual.news.yahoo.com
Is the Hobbled Distribution of Vaccines the Biggest Trump Screw Up Yet?
Most of those doses are given over roughly a four-month period, which means a bit less than 1.5 million a day. Last week I wrote a piece asking why we didn’t have 400 million doses of vaccines on hand by the start of December. Of course production takes time, and we didn’t know back in the summer which vaccines would prove effective, but so what? This means if we had to throw 200 million vaccines in the toilet, we would have wasted $800 million dollars, using the higher end estimate. Along with massive production of vaccines, they should have been pre-positioned to allow for faster distribution.flaglerlive.com